This is an analysis of the poem Ode that begins with:

Este é o ranzinza-mor, porém no bom sentido.
Monta guarda à pureza e à precisão do idioma....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXX XXX XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 111001111100 101010011001100 1100110011011000 101010101111110 100110010011000 1000101000100 110001110100 1101000101000100 111011101000 0101011101100 010011001010110 010110101100100 11011000110010 1111100110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 156
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; o, de, que are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words de, se are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Ode;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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